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Delerue, Georges 1925-1992

Works: 1,672 works in 3,768 publications in 10 languages and 31,637 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  War films  Biographical films  Comedy films  Romance films  New wave films  Film noir 
Roles: Composer, Author, Conductor, Musician, Performer, Arranger, Instrumentalist, Bibliographic antecedent, Compiler, Illustrator, Actor, Dedicator, Narrator, Contributor, Other, msd, Honoree
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Georges Delerue
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

28 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England, has an unquestioning faith. As a devout Catholic, More refuses to support King Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon. In quest of a son, Henry wants to marry his mistress, Anne Boleyn. When the petulant king breaks with Rome and the Pope, More resigns his chancellorship in protest. Unsure in his new position as head of the Church of England, the king is unnerved by More's continued refusal to acknowledge his suzerainty. For his stubborn convictions, More ends up imprisoned in the Tower of London. For holding devotion to God and the Church dearer than his loyalty to the King, More dies
Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love by Alain Resnais( Visual )

64 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A French actress (Emmanuele Riva) and a Japanese architect (Eiji Okada) engage in a brief, intense affair in postwar Hiroshima, their consuming fascination impelling them to exorcise their own scarred memories of love and suffering. ... Delicately weaves past and present, personal pain and public anguish, in this moody masterwork"--DVD sleeve
Jules et Jim = Jules and Jim by François Truffaut( Visual )

67 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before World War I, in Paris, a girl alternates between a French & a German student, and after the war they meet again to form a constantly shifting triangle
Beaches by Iris Rainer Dart( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two childhood friends are reunited in their middle age and one learns she is dying of a fatal disease. Includes a music video with Bette Midler; audio commentary with Garry Marshall; deleted scenes; blooper reel; and much more
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

63 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A grunt's view of the Vietnam War is provided in all its horrific, inexplicable detail. Bonus features included
The Black stallion returns by Robert Dalva( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black, a stunning stallion and a world-renowned champion race horse, is stolen by mysterious foreigners. His young American owner, Alec Ramsay (Kelly Reno) frantically seeks his return. Alec stows away on a plane to Casablanca and crosses the perilous Sahara Desert. With the help of a special friend named Raj (Vincent Spano), Alec unravels the mystery of Black's theft
Silkwood by Mike Nichols( Visual )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karen Silkwood becomes contaminated with plutonium at her job, voices her protest at the indifference and denial of her company, and becomes a threat to the entire nuclear industry and the government agencies that monitor it. Based on a true story
Tirez sur le pianiste = Shoot the piano player by François Truffaut( Visual )

44 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in French and Undetermined and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Kohler is a piano player in a bar. Lena, a waitress at the bar, is in love with him. One of Charlie's brothers, Chico, a crook, takes refuge in the bar because he is being chased by two gangsters, Momo and Ernest. But Charlie's real name is Edouard Saroyan, who was once a virtuoso who gave up playing after his wife's suicide. Charlie now has to deal wih Chico, Ernest, Momo, Fido (his youngest brother who lives with him), and Lena. Charlie ends up stumbling into the criminal underworld and a whirlwind love affair
Le dernier métro = The last metro by François Truffaut( Visual )

39 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of love and adventure set in the milieu of the theatre during the German occupation of Paris in 1942. The theatre continues to operate amid Gestapo agents, black-marketeers, resistance fighters and Nazi collaborators
The conformist by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

20 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The day of the jackal by Frederick Forsyth( Visual )

10 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a cold, suave British assassin hired by the French OAS to kill General Charles de Gaulle. Nameless and faceless, the killer, known by the code name of Jackal, relentlessly moves toward the date with death that would rock the world. The tension mounts as the methodical preparations of the Jackal are paralleled with the efforts of the police to uncover the plot, which gives the story non-stop, edge-of-your-seat suspense
Julia by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

9 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born to great wealth, the fiercely independent Julia devotes her life to political causes, fighting fascism in the 1930's. While traveling in Europe, playwright Lillian Hellman, a friend of Julia's, is swept into a dangerous world, smuggling money across hostile borders
Le mépris = Contempt by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

33 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Capri, an Italian crew makes a German film of Homer's Odyssey; Fritz Lang directs with American money. Prokosch, the producer, with his sneer and red Alfa, holds art films in contempt and hires writer Javal to help Lang commercialize the picture. Against this backdrop, Javal's marriage to Camille, a young former typist, disintegrates. It opens with the couple talking in bed, she asking assurance that he finds her attractive. Later that day he introduces her to Prokosch, and, unawares, blunders unforgivably. The rest of the film portrays her, in their apartment and in public, expressing her hurt and change of heart and his slow grasp of the source of her contempt
Joe versus the volcano by John Patrick Shanley( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and French and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the follies of a stressed-out guy in a dead-end job who is told he has a terminal "brain cloud". A zany jillionaire then makes him an offer that gives him a fleeting taste of the good life. In exchange, he must journey to a Pacific island and leap into a volcano
Women in love by Ken Russell( Visual )

13 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sensual investigation of the relationships of two couples, exploring the thin line between love and lust
Crimes of the heart by Bruce Beresford( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Magrath sisters are reunited after a bizarre incident. Together again under the same roof, they must overcome sibling jealousies and the family reputation for taking the easy way out
Le roi de coeur = King of hearts( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in French and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Scottish soldier is sent to disarm a bomb in a French village that has been evacuated except for the inmates of an insane asylum. He doesn't realize that all his new friends are mentally unstable until he is crowned King
La nuit américaine = Day for night by François Truffaut( Visual )

31 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A movie about moviemaking on the French Riviera with the interplay between screen people in real life and the people they portray in films
La peau douce = the soft skin by François Truffaut( Visual )

33 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful publisher who often travels on business has his first extramarital affair
Jules et Jim = Jules and Jim( Visual )

6 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in French and English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of friendship between two artists and their love for the same woman
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A man for all seasons
Alternative Names
Delerue, G.

Delerue, G. 1925-1992

Delerue, G. (Georges), 1925-1992

Delerue, George.

Delerue, George 1925-1992

Delerue, Georges

Delerue, Georges Henri Jean Baptiste

Delrue, Georges 1925-1992

George Delerue

Georges Delerue compositore francese

Georges Delerue francia zeneszerző

Georges Delerue Frans componist (1925-1992)

Georges Delerue fransk komponist

Georges Delerue fransk kompositör

Georges Delerue französischer Filmkomponist

Georges Delerue French composer

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Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my loveBeachesJoe versus the volcanoLe roi de coeur = King of heartsLa peau douce = the soft skin